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with the passage of affordable health care for america act we will make history. we will also make progress for america's working families. >> reporter: and next up, the senate and the president told democrats yesterday if we don't get this done this year, we're not going to get it done any time soon because next year is an election year. >> there's so much debate on both sides of the aisle. what exactly does this bill include. >> this bill does include a public option and it includes coverage for 36 million uninsured. right now there are 50 million uninsured in in country estimated. it provides subsidies for those who can't afford premiums. there's a very controversial amendment a compromise reached at the last minute prohibiting coverage of abortions for those getting federal funds for their insurance coverage, jenna. >> mike, thank you so much. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> this time yesterday a lot of people wondering whether democrats would be able to get this done. now that it is all done, what does this mean for not o
and movies. nobody tuned in to the president. several questions seemed scripted. this one on america's military support of taiwan, a thorn in u.s.-china relations, received applause. >> we'd like to know your position on this question. thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: in a lighter moment, a student asked the president for advice on how to win a nobel peace prize. >> i don't know if there is a curriculum or course of study that leads you to win the nobel peace prize. >> all right, chuck todd, looks like we've lost our signal from shanghai. hopefully we'll have more reporting from him later this morning. >>> moving on this other news this morning, with the u.s. now calling on pakistan to do more to rein in extremists, today a car bombing close to peshawar and the afghan border killed at least four people and wounded more than 30 others. >>> there is big news this morning from general motors. cnbc's erin burnett is at the new york stock exchange with more. erin, gm is now saying it will begin paying back its government bailout money. soon. >> this is a big story here. the company r
. hood in texas that's left 13 people dead, 30 wounded on the biggest military base in america. the gunman, allegedly an army psychiatrist. we'll get an update on that story coming up in just a couple of minutes. >>> and also this morning, we're going to tackle a topic that i think a lot of people think about a lot, and that is the topic of stress. if you feel it, you're not alone, of course. we're going to talk about the role stress plays in your life and even in the lives of your children. you might be surprised to hear what they worry about. and we'll, of course, be finding out how to alleviate this anxiety. dr. nancy snyderman is going to be weighing in. >> okay. >>> then later on, if you're not feeling the love you felt when you said ""do," help is on the way. we'll have four secrets to bringing the bliss back to your marriage. >>> and then, to "today's kid reporters." on thursday we visited with the four finalists and we give them the first reporting opportunity today. you see this big book across the plaza? each contestant has to do a story on that book, which you'll be
and inspired my open hearts collection at kay jewelers. as the number one jewelry store in america, kay was the perfect choice to help me turn my mom's inspiration into something beautiful and eternal. you were right, mom. keep your heart open, and love will always find its way in. >>> still to come on "today," pairing the perfect wine with your favorite thanksgiving events. we'll tell you which wine goes great with football. >>> jon and kate gosselin on the end of their marriage and end of the reality tv show that made them famous. first, these messages. going over and over. and here's the dash to the men's room with lots of guys going urgently. and then there's the night game. waking up to go. these guys should be in a race to see their doctors. right. those could be urinary symptoms due to bph, an enlarged prostate. but for many guys, prescription flomax reduces their urinary symptoms due to bph in one week. only your doctor can tell if you have bph, not a more serious condition like prostate cancer. when taking flomax, avoid driving or hazardous tasks until you know how flomax will
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-or-treating at the most famous house in america? the front door of the white house decorated with giant pumpkins. part of a special event for 2,000 d.c. area children. >> i don't recall seeing this before. trick-or-treaters walking up to the front door of the white house. the president was there along with the first lady handing out goodies. the first lady was going for the leopard look. >>> we'll begin this morning with a story that's still developing in cleveland where police have discovered as many as six bodies inside the home of a convicted rapist. the man who lived there is behind bars today as police continue their investigation nbc's low cowen has the story. >> reporter: this story on cleveland's east side has been hiding a terrible secret. for how long? no one knows. inside police found two bodies on the third floor. one under the stairs in the basement, perhaps two more hidden in a crawl space and one buried in the backyard. >> we have three bodies located. we also have removed from the scene what we believe to be three additional bodies. >> reporter: in custody is anthony sowell. a 50 year
the middle class expand across america. a cheap house to build, and today it's hugely popular. inside, everything about it is uniq unique. it feels like it has a personal touch. even look at those window frames, the beautiful flooring. and this house has been totally renovated, but all of the beautiful things that made it what it is have been left totally intact. that's a perfectly poised dining room. that's outside on the big back patio deck. and remember the price is $170,000. not bad. >> in des moines, iowa. that is lovely. >> with jobs galore. >> that's right. lots of work there. >> lots of work. >> you know why elephants don't like this next place? >> i am not sure i want to ask -- >> because the tuscaloosa! tuscaloosa, alabama, three-bedroom home at $239,000. >> okay. this is about a half a mile from the university of alabama, and it's one of the most beautiful colleges, and this house fits right into that town. look at that beautiful, big front porch. it's everybody's dream of a yellow house that you can move right into. it has inside an open floor plan, crown molding, windows
of eight people in america who are willing to buy a home right now. >> that's good news, so let's get started. first home is a lakefront property in minnesota. >> good one. >> just under $300,000. you like this one. >> i like this. i like all my houses. >> of course, you do. >> but i like this one. it's ten minutes from downtown minneapolis. it's famous for its marching band, the oldest in the country. and there's that cream puff of a house. it's a custom-built contemporary, if you like contemporary built houses. lots of stairs, 3,500 square feet, two stories, and the beauty of this is it overlooks crystal lake and a park. >> ooh. >> so it's a pretty setting for a pretty house. >> will all those stairs cause a problem for some buyers? >> it does, it limits the number of buyers. people with young kids or old people don't want a house like this, but people smack in the middle dream for a house like this because it's meticulous. you walk in with your toothbrush and move right in. it almost looks like a fake house, it's perfect. what can you do to make this house better? probably nothing
a terrorist, no better than a dictatorship, but indeed we're america and we're bert than that. >> and, dan, let's talk about the nitty-gritty of a trial. i can hear the defense right now. they weren't read their miranda rights, not taken into custody, lack of a speedy trial. >> i don't think miranda, et cetera, will be the issue, sort of mundane kind of arguments -- i say mundane that we hear in trials -- but you're going to hear the defense say that nothing anything said while they were at guantanamo should be admissible, meaning i don't think there's any question that none of what was said while, for example, khalid shaikh mohammed was being water boarded, is going to be admissible. but what about a month later? what about a hearing? was he still so influenced by what happened to him the statements he made, he confessed, again, tried to plead guilty, should not be admissible? i think that's where the thorny legal issues will come up. >> when you said plead guilty, this whole thing could end quickly if he follows his pattern before him and said i did it but -- >> i don't think it will go
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collection at kay jewelers. as the number one jewelry store in america, kay was the perfect choice to help me turn my mom's inspiration into something beautiful and eternal. you were right, mom. keep your heart open, and love will always find its way in. senators mikulski and cardin have been leaders, fighting to make health care more affordable and to make sure seniors have access to the medicines their doctor prescribes. now maryland senators can improve medicare and help close the donut hole without raising premiums on seniors by as much as 20%, which some proposals would do. call today -- ask senators mikulski and cardin to support the senate health care reform bill. because we can improve medicare without making seniors pay more. >>> still to come on "today," pairing the perfect wine with your favorite thanksgiving events. we'll tell you which wine goes great with football. >>> jon and kate gosselin on the end of their marriage and end of the reality tv show that made them famous. first, these messages. going over and over. and here's the dash to the men's room with lots of guys going ur
. >> yes. >> let's take a quick look at your report. >> hello, america. i'm your super sassy weather girl sammy reporting live from my papa's beautiful and bubbly backyard in tulsa, oklahoma. winds are blowing 200 miles per hour! >> up next, some of the competitors for "today's kid reporter" -- >> why do you think you should be "today's kid reporter"? >> it's exciting. i love reporting stuff and i think i'm really outgoing and i think "today" show kid reporter did that. >> more than 20,000 of you voted. so, now, here it is. time to announce the winner. the drum roll for the winner is 11-year-old fifth grader from tulsa, oklahoma, sammy isler! >> i'm really excited. thank you. >> in fact, sammy, you got a congratulations from a famous actress, is that right? >> yes. >> who was it? >> it was -- >> kristin chenoweth? >> yes. she sent me a flower bouquet. she is my idol because i want to be on broadway. i love acting and i love singing. >> wow. >> and i'm reading a book on her right now, her book "a little bit wicked," and she's just amazing. and i was so surprised. i mean, a famous person se
. high, thin clouds, we will be >> tonight we have football night in america here on nbc. we're taking you to indianapolis. the stadium is a dome so you don't have to worry about the weather but if you're tailgating, there will be patchy showers with temperatures 52 at the start of the game dropping into the 40s later on in the evening. and now we'll go back inside to lester. >> thank you very much. the victim of the violent chimp attack nine months ago is speaking out this weekend with a new interview. jeff rossen is here this morning. this is not an easy story to watch. this is a remarkable woman. >> very, very brave. it was a brutal attack. you'll see how severe these injuries were. the chimp mauled her out of the blue last winter and she's been in the hospital ever since. at first doctors didn't even think she would live. this morning in an exclusive any interview you'll see that charla nash is defying all odds and we should warn you, her facial injuries are so severe, the images are graphic. this violent mother now wears a veil to avoid scaring people. >> the doctors have said the
. >> hi, i'm jack hennessey, and i'm from naperville, illinois. ♪ kids in america >> this morning on "today's kid reporter," the winner. over the past month and a half, we've been conducting an extensive search to find just the right cub reporter to join the "today" show family. well, with your help, we've narrowed the field from thousands to 16 to 4, and today we're going to find out who will be "today's kid reporter." on monday, you saw our four finalists, sami isler, brodie myers, deidra shores and jack hennessey report on the world's largest children's book, and then we asked you to vote for your favorite, and more than 40,000 of you weighed in, and now, drum roll, please. today's winner of "today's kid reporter" is deidra shores! it's you, deidra, it's you! >> it's you, deidra! >> it's you! >> huh? >> you won! >> you're today's "today" show kid reporter. you're the winner, deidra! >> stop playing with me. >> you're the winner. >> stop playing with me. >> you're the winner! >> stop playing -- >> you're the winner, deidra shores! [ screaming ] >> are you serious? are you seriou
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voted just last week to no longer certify any drop-side cribs for sale in america. the advice from the head of the cpsc -- if you have an old one, get rid of it. >> people lik to ps baby items down generation to generation, but it's not worth it. it's not worth it when your child could be seriously injured or even killed. >> reporter: if you have a drop-side crib made by this company, the advice is to use one of these plastic gadgets here that you can get from the company, the fix. you literally put it in place right down he, and that prevents the drop-side from moving down. however, there's widespread concern just about whether any drop-side crib is safe. meredith, we asked the company for a comment. they refused to comment. back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. inez tenenbaum is the chairman of the consumer products safety commission. chairman tenenbaum, good morning to you. >> good morning, meredith. >> i just want to make sure that i understand this correctly. do you recommend that anybody who has a drop-side crib, whether it's manufactured by stork craft or some other compa
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her husband's election. as america's newest fashion icon, its favorite covergirl and advocate for healthy eating. >> and veggies taste so good when they come fresh from the garden, don't they? yeah! >> reporter: but as she settles into her new role as first lady, her poll numbers are settling as well. >> lots of folks are talking about the need for her to do something more substantial. >> reporter: the first lady's popularity peaked in march at 72% but has dropped 11 points to 61% in a recent gallup poll. >> she did fall significantly among independents and she also fell significantly among republicans. >> reporter: one possible setback? >> i'm asking you to choose chicago. >> reporter: a high-profile visit to copenhagen with oprah winfrey to try to win the olympic bid for america. >> in some ways, i do think the failed olympics bid did take some of the luster off of the michelle obama brand. >> reporter: she has also focused an enormous amount of time on the white house garden. >> let's hear it for vegetables! yeah! >> reporter: but some argue, while it's important to stress
and say to corporate america, no matter who you are, sorry, you're going to have to go through clinics and hospitals like everyone else? >> yeah, right -- >> i think the system's totally upside down. >> i think the part that bothers me about this story is that, for example, a company like citi would get the same number of doses of the vaccine as a place like lenox hill hospital, where you think people would really need to go to get the shot. >> or i'll take it one step further. why not say lenox hill gets 400 doses and citi just has to wait and corporate america has to say, look, we're going to put the high-risk groups, the people we've talked about forever, at the top of the list and then distribute that through clinics, schools and hospitals. there are pregnant women, there are schoolkids right now who don't know how to get this because their average doc can't get his or her hands on it. it really looks bad, i think for our federal government, certainly for wall street. >> all right, nancy snyderman. doc, thanks so much. >> you bet. >> it's 13 after the hour. here's meredith. >> matt
"football night in america!" that's right. it's the eagles flying into the bears. a bear versus an eagle! usually a bear would win, but sometimes the eagles got sharp claws. could be messy. either way, it's a big one. soldier field, cloudy, cool, temperatures in the upper 40s on sunday night "football night in america"! meredith. >>> up next -- thank you, al -- the electric car of the future today. we'll take you for a ride right after this. >>> we are back now, almost 7:44. the race is on to build the first mass-market electric car, and this morning we've got a glimpse of what gm hopes will become your car of the future. here's cnbc's phil lebeau. >> reporter: it looks like just another car, but slide behind the wheel of chevy bolt with chief engineer andrew herrera, and you'll see why this extended range electric car is unlike anything else on the road. >> not only has it got the efficiency and things that they want, but it's also fun to drive. >> reporter: with zero emissions when running on electric power, the volt is a green drive, so it's only natural the instrument panel lets you
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america needs to see. i'll try to find you some and i'll bring them to ya. of course, i'm thinking, if you thought that was a good interview, i don't what a bad interview was, because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: but in her book obtained by the "associated press," palin described the interview as badgering and biased. at the same time, she writes the campaign kept her bottled up from reporters. written at breakneck speed with a collaborator, palin titles her book "going rogue," adopting the mccain campaign's anonymous spike. they called her a diva for demanding a chance to deliver her own concession speech. mccain vetoed that. >> ok, listen up, everybody, isles going rogue right now. >> reporter: now it's payback time and payoff time for palin. she writes that she wondered at the time who was paying for those fancy clothes, but family members were told it's part of the convention, that the mccain campaign initially tried to glamorize her daughter bristol's pregnancy. >> there was a lot that went on in terms of the name-calling, the clothes, the diva remarks, those types
is about how children from all over america are planting their own gardens. in my garden, i also have planted these sunflowers. i consider myself tall, but these sunflowers are much taller than i'll ever be. i also have these large zucchini plants. zucchini may not sound very appetizing but it is actually very tasty. if i can grow a garden, you can, too. i'm jack hennessey reporting for the "today" show and i've gone green. >> way to go, jack. is that really your guarden? >> yeah. i planted it all by myself, well, with the help of my grandparents but i grew it all over the summer by myself. >> cool. >> you're interested in maybe reporting about plants and also maybe recipes? are you thinking about what you can use your plants for? >> yeah. we already made two recipes with the zucchini plant. we made zucchini bread and fried zucchini and it's really, really tasty. >> good. >> and if you were our kid reporter, what is it you would like to do, report on? >> i would report on helping the environment and plants -- >> other issues about going green. >> i thought it was pretty cool the garde
that america's war dead do. this as the investigation into thursday's shooting continues this morning. let's bring you up to date. here's what we can report right now. the casualty count for thursday's attack has gone up. in addition to the 13 killed, we now know that 43 people were wounded in the attack. the vast majority of whose were from gunshot, but there were other injuries, as well, in the confusion. 23 victims remain in the hospital, about half of them in krop. the accused shooter, major anidl malik hasan, has been transported to another hospital. coming up, we'll bring you the latest on the situation and the condition of several of the latest victims from the chief of surgery at one of the hospitals in the area. >> all right, lester. >>> also coming up this morning, unemployment jumped to double digits, now hitting its highest level since the early 1980s. we'll find out what caused the bigger than expected jump and how the tt is responded. >>> and democrats in congress try to drum enough enough votes to pass a bill with the president's help. all that in a few gnomes. but lester, b
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afternoon. >> reporter: a special report on "america's most wanted" produced a few calls, but so far, detectives have announced nothing concrete. 50 officers are on the case full time. detectives are using a new, sophisticated computer program. it combs the internet looking for anyone who may boast online about somer's abduction and murder. >> the passage of time in and of itself doesn't suggest this is a cold case. there's still forensic evidence that has to be gone through, new tips, new names are coming up. >> reporter: and deputies here are following the fbi's experts who are weighing in on the case that say they believe the kidnapper/murderer has done this before and likely will do this again. meredith? >> kerry sanders, thank you. somer's mother, deiena thompson is with us this morning along with her lawyer. good morning to you both. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> you are living every parent's nightmare. i can't even begin to process how you're doing this. w are you holding up? >> every day's a roller coaster. it's up and down, up and down. i just try to keep staying stro
awareness and a commitment to cure for lung cancer in america. >> all right. and full disclosure, ann helped take care of my dad when he was dying of lun cancer. let's show you what's going on. cold wake-up this morning. baltimore 33, crossville 32. freeze advisories thursday morning back from kentucky through tennessee, but temperatures rebound nicely, 30s, 40s up through >>> good morning. we have a clear sky. re is frosty cold in mainly west of interstate 95 and into the mountains this morning. right now, 39 in washington. at or below freezing, just west, even a few isolated spots south and east of washington and southern maryland. increasing clouds later today, highs, mid 50s. could get a few passing showers later tonight. mostly cloudy to partly sunny. highs, mid 50s. >>> we've got the bobsled team right here, four-man bobsled. hey, don't forget, if you want to check your weather any time of the day or night, go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. meredith? >> all right, al, thank you. >>> 18 states and washington, d.c., have now passed bans against texting while drivi
to the power of your own words. you said "america is dedicated to the rule of law and maybe, just maybe, it will occur to some people who maybe have an open mind that we're not the demon that we're portrayed as in the radical world." that was in 2006. way back in 1994, you said this to "the new york times" after the verdict in the first world trade center bombing case. you said, "it demonstrates that new yorkers won't meet violence with violence but with a far greater weapon -- the law." what about the power of those words? >> very powerful words, and all those words i would say and would apply equally to a military tribunal, which is, in fact, a more appropriate form. the reality is, we are breaking precedent here. in the civil war, the first world war, the second world war, we always tried enemy combatants -- and attorney general holder has designated them enemy combatants -- in military courts. in '93, nobody thought to do it. i have written since then that it was a mistake in '93 to treat it as a criminal justice matter, a mistake that's understandable because the clinton administra
to the city's survival. >> the job loss here is like many areas across america. the good news is that we've got the jobs coming back right now. they are real and they are here. >> bring the shoe back in, then. >> reporter: and some big reasons why gus is seeing a surge in sales. >> i think my business has been up 11 or 12 consecutive months, mostly doubled. >>eporter: down the street, this coffee shop is preparing for its grand opening. the owner says she wants to capitalize on the confidence kia is bringing to the town. >> we feel that west point right now is the point, and it's a place where it's flourishing. >> reporter: it's also a place with two new korean barbecue spot spots. what you won't find is any objection to a foreign company setting up shop in this southern city. >> i'm delighted to have kia, and i think that's communitywide. >> reporter: the holiday lights are starting to go up, but there's a sense here the best gift has already arrived. for "today," nbc news, west point, georgia. >>> once again here's amy. >> lester, thank you. this year alone some 20,000 species will bec
of both china and the united states. >> reporter: on the economy, just a passing reference to america's $800 billion debt to the chinese. >> china's partnership has proved critical in our effort to pull ourselves out of the worst recession in generations. >> reporter: the president called on china to use its economic perch to play a more significant role on the international stage, particularly on north korea and iran. >> -- the growing economy's joined by growing responsibilities. >> reporter: on human rights, no real progress, but simply getting the chinese president to acknowledge u.s. concerns was seen by the white house as a big step. later, a visibly cold president obama wrapped up his second day in china playing tourist at beijing's forbidden city. >> beautiful. spectacular. >> reporter: now, on iran, ann, it looks like the obama administration is very pessimistic that anything's going to be done. a showdown at the united nations appears to be looming possibly by the end of the year. >> all right. nbc's chuck todd this morning. chuck, thanks. and a programming note -- chuck wil
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her roommate calling the case against her absurd. >>> and get ready, america. global singing sensation susan boyle touches down in new york. the new album out today, already burning up the charts. now the international superstar is making her morning show concert debut live on our plaza "today," monday, november 23rd, concert debut live on our plaza "today," monday, november 23rd, 2009. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this monday morning, i'm matt lauer. >> i'm meredith vieira. you can see from that crowd, a lot of people showed up to get a taste of the magic that made susan boyle the overnight sensation. >> did you see the scene at the airport? her debut album just being released today, it is already a record breaker. the most pre-ordered cd, ever, in amazon's history. this morning susan's here to perform songs from "i dreamed a dream," for an entire half-hour. that's our 8:30 half-hour. >> you know how to know if i loved an album? i blared it in the bathroom. it is really great. i know it is going to be on a lot of holid
® credit card. only from bank of america. >>> dr. drew pinsky tackled the world of drugs and alcohol addiction for his reality show "celebrity rehab," and now he's back taking on one of society's most hot topics, sex addiction. his latest show on vh1 is called "sex rehab with dr. drew," and it follows eight addicts as they go through his intensive treatment program. dr. drew pinsky, good morning. good to have you here. >> thanks for having me. >> seems like every time we hear about sex addiction, it's involving some celebrity who's cheated on his spouse and ends up checking into rehab to be treated for sex addiction. is this a real disease? >> oh, absolutely. it causes real destruction. in fact, one of the reasons we did the show, such as "celebrity rehab" is we got tired of people in the press making fun of our patients. we said, look, these are serious people with serious suffering and we want to show how this works. sex addiction is an addiction like any other. >> who's affected? i mean, really looking at the statistics. >> it's like 3% to 5% of the country. it's a common thing, p
best body. america's tough love trainer jillian michaels from "the biggest loser" is here to help solve your fitness dilemmas, and we know she's up for the task, because she was just named america's healthiest body by "health" magazine. good morning and congratulations. >> thank you. yes, it's very funny. i aspire to be healthy, so i'm terribly flattered. >> because once you weren't. >> no. i was an overweight kid and unhealthy. so it was through my journey with diet and exercise that i became empowered in my life, so that's really what it's about for me. >> even though we show the videos of you yelling at people on "the biggest loser," it's because you know what it takes to make a change in your life. and we have questions from people who want to make a change in their life. we have a video from jessica in chicago. let's listen. >> i'm a full-time working mom with little time to take care of myself, let alone worry about fitting into my favorite party dress. do you have any quick and easy tips for keeping those extra pounds at bay during this upcoming holiday season? thank you. >> go a
including why her parents are now being investigated by italian police. >>> 1 in 3 america will shop online today. coming up, the hottest items on the list of cyber monday shoppers. >>> plus, imagine living in a home that looked like this. we're going to go inside the life of a hoarder. >>> but first, your local news and weather. >>> good morning everyone. 7:26. monday, november 30th, 2009. i'm barbara harrison. >>> in the news at this hour, metro says it could be weeks before they know what caused a crash yesterday morning. a train ending their overnight service his a parked train in the rail yard near the westphals station. three workers are hurt. they are expected to be okay. >>> one person is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash in rockville. the road has been closed for several hours near avery road. no word when it will reopen. police have not released the name or age of the driver. we are back with weather and >>> a good monday morning. nice and mild with a little bit early morning nshine. don't be fooled. there is rain in our forecast for later on today. don't stray too far
of the oncology nursing society here to promote awareness and a commitment to cure for lung cancer in america. >> all right. and full disclosure, ann helped take care of my dad when he was dying of lung cancer. let's show you what's going on. cold wake-up this morning. baltimore 33, crossville 32. freeze advisories thursday morning back from kentucky through tennessee, but temperatures rebound nicely, 30s, 40s up through >> we are off to a chilly but quiet start this wednesday. clouds will thicken up as we head into the afternoon. western maryland might see a few rain showers late in the day. it >>> we've got the bobsled team right here, four-man bobsled. hey, don't forget, if you want to check your weather any time of the day or night, go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. meredith? >> all right, al, thank you. >>> 18 states and washington, d.c., have now passed bans against texting while driving, and recent studies show that it can be even more dangerous than driving drunk. so, should the punishment be just as severe? here's nbc's dawna friesen. >> reporter: texting whil
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